Napster Gives Away MP3 Players

Los Angeles-based Napster ( announced that the company is offering new subscribers free MP3 players with a yearly subscription to the service. Napster is offering music subscribers either a Rio Chiba Sport or an upgrade to the Rio Nitrus, if subscribers sign up for an annual Napster subscription. The Napster subscription runs for $119.40 a year, and the retail price of the Rio Chiba Sport music device is $129.99. Napster is offering legal downloads of music, and is owned by Roxio, which purchased the Napster brand to launch its legal online music service.